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New redistricting map increases GOP strength, decreases Black and Hispanic majority districts

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By Cassandra Pollock and Carla Astudillo, The Texas Tribune Texas House members on Thursday released its first proposal for a new map redrawing the chamber's...

Texas Legislature sends sweeping GOP voting bill to governor

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By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature sent a sweeping rewrite of the state's election laws...

Texas House approves new voting restrictions

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By Alexa Ura | The Texas Tribune After months of drama and political resistance, the curtain has lowered on Democratic attempts to stave off a...

Texas GOP pushes ahead on voting bill with Democrats back

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By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Thursday pressed forward on a third try at passing...

With Democrats back, Texas GOP pushes ahead with voting bill

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By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans brought back their voting bill Monday with no changes as some Democrats...

Court: Democrats who don’t show up for Legislature can be arrested

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By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune House Democrats who refuse to show up for the Legislature could soon be detained by law enforcement and brought...

Judge blocks arrests of lawmakers who won’t return to Texas

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By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune A state district judge in Travis County has granted a temporary restraining order blocking the arrest of House Democrats...

As Texas Democrats mull return, GOP voting bill still awaits

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By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Twenty-six days into refusing to come home, Texas Democrats who have twice...

First special legislative session ends without any bills passed, Democrats in D.C.

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By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune A special session of the Texas Legislature ended Friday without any legislation making it to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk...

Abbott says next special session will begin Saturday

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By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered the Legislature to reconvene for...
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